Government Affairs Chair
Jonethan Morris, graduate of The University of Mississippi, works as a Pharmacy Manager for Walgreens in Corinth, Miss. Jonethan worked in several areas of retail pharmacy: as an intern in independent and chain settings and as a pharmacist with Walgreens. Jonethan became a Pharmacy Manager for Walgreens in 2011 and is a Community Practice Management Advisor for the Mississippi Residency program for Walgreens. He joined MPhA in 2006 and is an active member in other state and national organizations as well. Jonethan received MPhA’s Distinguished Young Pharmacist award in 2014 and was a 2017 Top 40 Under 40 for Northeast Mississippi recipient. Since 2010, he participated in many MPhA committees, including Government Affairs, Membership, Awards, Education, and Political Action. Jonethan is the current District 4 Chair of Northeast Mississippi and the Government Affairs Chair. Jonethan and his wife, Jessica, have three children and live on a family farm in Biggersville, Miss.
This committee serves to keep an eye on legislation as it moves through our government. We may work with legislators to initiate important legislation, mobilize our membership to speak to their representatives about important legislation, or serve as a source of information to educate officials on the impact that legislation could have on our profession.